“We are as unified behind our leader as we ever have been,” Energy Minister Rich Coleman said.
BC Jobs Minister Pat Bell: "I'm as committed as I've ever been to Christy."
Of course, neither minister noted that just a single BC Liberal MLA supported Clark in her leadership campaign, the hapless Harry Bloy.
Nonetheless, after meeting with Premier Christy Clark on Sunday, March 2, BC environment Terry Lake said cabinet ministers are “100 per cent supportive.”
But there are past historical notes that come to mind.
In 1972 U.S. Democratic Party Vice-Presidential candidate Thomas Eagleton was beset with doubts about his ability to
Presidential nominee Senator George McGovern insisted on July 25, 1972 that he was “1,000 percent for Tom Eagleton.”
On July 31, 1972 McGovern forced Eagleton to withdraw.